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  • The Book and the Magic of Reading in the Middle Agesby Albrecht Classen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The computer revolution is upon us. The future of books and of reading are debated. Will there be books in the next millennium? Will we still be reading? As uncertain as the answers to these questions might be, as clear is the message about the value of the book expressed by medieval writers. The contributors to the volume The Book and the Magic... more...

  • Early History of the Southwest through the Eyes of German-Speaking Jesuit Missionariesby Albrecht Classen

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99

    This book provides unique and lively, authentic, and source-based insights into the history, culture, geography, fauna, flora, geology, climate, and politics of eighteenth-century Sonora/Arizona, drawing from the fascinating first-hand accounts written by German speaking Jesuit missionaries. Transcultural experiences of extraordinary kinds dominate... more...

  • East Meets West in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Timesby Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 210.00

    This volume explores the often problematic, but also productive relationships between East and West during the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age, focusing on literary and pragmatic texts, scientific exchanges, strategies to build bridges to the other culture, and on parallel cultural developments documenting contacts and communication... more...

  • The Forest in Medieval German Literatureby Albrecht Classen

    Lexington Books 2015; US$ 94.99

    The Forest in Medieval German Literature analyzes the topic of the ?forest? through some of the best and lesser known examples of medieval German literature, approaching them through modern ecocritical issues that are paired with premodern perspectives. This study allows us to understand how much medieval concepts of the forest can aid in a better... more...

  • Gutes Leben und guter Tod von der Spätantike bis zur Gegenwartby Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 210.00

    How did people in the early modern period deal with the question of how to lead a good life in order to also experience a good death? This discourse, deeply rooted in antiquity, continued during the Middle Ages, and then grew significantly in intensity in the 16th and 17th centuries, primarily as a result of the impact of the Protestant... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 1by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 2by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Culture. Volume 3by Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00

    A follow-up publication to the Handbook of Medieval Studies , this new reference work turns to a different focus: medieval culture. Medieval research has grown tremendously in depth and breadth over the last decades. Particularly our understanding of medieval culture, of the basic living conditions, and the specific value system prevalent... more...

  • Handbook of Medieval Studiesby Albrecht Classen

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 1,007.00

    This interdisciplinary handbook provides extensive information about research in medieval studies and its most important results over the last decades. The handbook is a reference work which enables the readers to quickly and purposely gain insight into the important research discussions and to inform themselves about the current status... more...

  • Late-Medieval German Women's Poetryby Albrecht Classen

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 21.86

    A considerable collection of German women's poetry in translation, results of ingenious archival research. more...